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By Rony Weiss Geriatrician
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28140454/geriatric-infectious-diseases-current-concepts-on-diagnosis-and-management
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Thomas T Yoshikawa, Dean C Norman
New information on infectious diseases in older adults has become available in the past 20 years. In this review, in-depth discussions on the general problem of geriatric infectious diseases (epidemiology, pathogenesis, age-related host defenses, clinical manifestations, diagnostic approach); diagnosis and management of bacterial pneumonia, urinary tract infection, and Clostridium difficile infection; and the unique challenges of diagnosing and managing infections in a long-term care setting are presented.
March 2017: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29704160/there-is-more-to-septic-shock-than-arterial-hypotension-and-elevated-lactate-levels-another-appeal-to-rethink-current-resuscitation-strategies
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Martin W Dünser, Arnaldo Dubin
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 27, 2018: Annals of Intensive Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26121537/variability-in-antibiotic-use-across-nursing-homes-and-the-risk-of-antibiotic-related-adverse-outcomes-for-individual-residents
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Nick Daneman, Susan E Bronskill, Andrea Gruneir, Alice M Newman, Hadas D Fischer, Paula A Rochon, Geoffrey M Anderson, Chaim M Bell
IMPORTANCE: Antibiotics are frequently and often inappropriately prescribed to patients in nursing homes. These antibiotics pose direct risks to recipients and indirect risks to others residing in the home. OBJECTIVE: To examine whether living in a nursing home with high antibiotic use is associated with an increased risk of antibiotic-related adverse outcomes for individual residents. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: In this longitudinal open-cohort study performed from January 1, 2010, through December 31, 2011, we studied 110,656 older adults residing in 607 nursing homes in Ontario, Canada...
August 2015: JAMA Internal Medicine
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